(Senior) Director Product Management

Permanent employee, Full-time · Remote - NA

In a Nutshell
Founded in 2014, Spryker is defining and leading a new category of commerce technologies. Sprykers Cloud Commerce OS is a fully modular (packaged business capabilities), headless, and API-based technology, with the vision to enable transactional business models - beyond ecommerce, retail, and desktop. Globally proven for large enterprises, winning brands, distributors, and manufacturers Spryker is recognized by GARTNER, Forrester, and IDC for its B2B, B2C, Unified Commerce, and Enterprise Marketplace capabilities which are accessible across all customer touchpoints and devices. Productized best practices such as the enablement of a short time-to-value, best in class TCO, and rapid ROI help organizations become digital leaders while re-platforming or building greenfield.

As a (Senior) Director Product Management, you will be reporting to the VP Product directly.  You will be responsible for the Extensibility, Composability, and Developer Experience of Spryker platform (B2C, B2B, Enterprise Marketplaces, Unified Commerce), spearheading the core part of our platform.
Your challenges
  • Drive the future vision & strategy of the Spryker Cloud Commerce OS overall, and specifically responsible for the extensibility, composability, and developer experience

  • Together with your engineering counterparts and the product managers, drive the timely and effective delivery of Spryker’s planned product roadmap. Your immediate product portfolio is going to include:

    • our cutting edge App Orchestration Platform focused on enabling merchants to compose their desired commerce experience without or very limited involvement from the development team

    • our leapfrog Frontend Enablement Service product focused on enabling merchants to create sophisticated frontend experience across any channels with limited involvement from the development team

    • and Spryker SDK, the golden key to Spryker PaaS infrastructure and the only way to integrate with Spryker moving forward

  • Seek and embed insights from the market, Spryker customers & partners, that shape the future product vision across existing products and beyond

  • Manage, mentor, and train existing product managers, responsible for these products, while working with our talent acquisition team to massively scale the team further

  • Gather and propose new innovative product ideas that help grow Spryker’s business beyond the existing product portfolio and actively shape the future of Spryker

  • Identify partnership and M&A opportunities to enhance Spryker’s product portfolio, and ultimately grow Spryker’s business further

  • Build productive relationships and effective processes within the larger cross-functional organization at Spryker aiming at improving Spryker’s efficiency in delivering exceptional new products to market 

Your profile
  • You have 5 years of proven work experience in leadership positions

  • You have 7 + years of experience in Product Management within a technology organisation, preferably in the PaaS or SaaS space

  • You possess exceptional results-orientation and decision-making skills

  • Familiarity with modern customer validation and analysing techniques

  • Deep knowledge and experience of executing change management

  • Proven work experience using Agile methodologies like Scrum/Kanban

  • Excellent communication and leadership skills

  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills

  • Critical thinker with a structured approach to problem-solving

  • Professional level in spoken & written English language

  • Good understanding of a full software development lifecycle

  • You should feel comfortable and familiar with our technology stack (we do not expect expertise in all fields of course), so take a look:  Backend: PHP7, PostgreSQL/MySQL/MariaDB, Redis, Elasticsearch, Twig, Composer, Git. Frontend: Javascript, Webpack, NPM, ReactJs, Angular2. System: Vagrant, Saltstack, Docker

About us
Spryker enables companies to become digital pioneers in B2B, Unified Commerce, B2C, and marketplaces. The innovative platform-as-a-service solution with over 50 API-based packaged business capabilities (PBC) is cloud-native, and its flexibility makes it attractive for companies and developers.
The Spryker Cloud Commerce OS has empowered 150+ companies to manage transactions worldwide. It is trusted by brands such as Toyota, Hilti, Lekkerland, Hero, Rose Bikes, and Prym.
Our modern offices are located in the digital metropolises of Berlin and Hamburg and other locations such as Amsterdam and New York. We are taking new markets by storm!
The international Spryker team is constantly working with new, exciting customers, technologies, innovative approaches and is looking for talented people who want to revolutionize the digital commerce world with us.
Learn more at www.Spryker.com.

  • We integrate work into our lives, not the other way around: To be your most productive, creative, and amazing self, make use of our FLOW concept, while enjoying the trust and full ownership to excel in an outcome-oriented environment.
  • We challenge and grow: Our mission is to provide each Sprykee with a framework for holistic and regular 360° feedback as well as for personal and professional development. Develop your skills further via self-learning tools, training, and workshops, as well as free language classes and knowledge sharing sessions.
  • We focus on our vision: Grasp our vision, ambition, and DNA during our regular all-hands and executive Q&A sessions. We are passionate about many things - we are a climate-neutral company, an equal opportunity workplace and we partner with organizations like Girls in Tech.
  • We connect and celebrate our success: All to help you to identify, dance, connect, and exchange with our herd, living the Spryker spirit. Digital Yoga and workout classes, regular team events, and legendary summer and winter parties in surprising locations where we gather our entire global herd.
  • We live and breathe innovation: Constant innovation lies not only at the heart of our product but is key to our DNA in all areas of business. Choose between the newest hardware versions, and work with the latest tools and technologies. Help us stay innovative by providing feedback and suggestions through our regular and anonymous internal pulse surveys.

We are innovators, challengers, and proactive solution-seekers. We are empathic lateral thinkers and team players first. But above all, we are all different, and that is what makes our Spryker herd unique!

These various approaches, ideas, cultures, passions, and solutions make us strive to hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds globally. At Spryker, we are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, veteran status, or disability status.
Our Spryker herd welcomes all.

Spryker solely collaborates with selected agencies where terms and conditions are in place and does not accept unsolicited headhunter or agency sent resumes.

At Spryker, we are convinced that we are driven by true passion, and by embracing the team and supporting each other, our herd can manage any change in an adaptable manner. We love finding innovative solutions, taking massive ownership, challenging each other, and challenging the status quo.

Check out our Career Page [https://spryker.jobs.personio.de/] and our Website [https://spryker.com/en/career/] for more information.
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